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International Dairy Federation Releases Sustainability Outlook Report
USAgNet - 07/22/2019

Second edition of case studies for sustainable dairying offers those involved in the field with an insight into ongoing projects and new research on sustainability of importance for the dairy sector.

The IDF (International Dairy Federation) has published the second edition of its Dairy Sustainability Outlook. The publication presents a wide range of national initiatives for sustainable dairying, including examples of climate neutral development, biodiversity improvement, food waste reduction, women's empowerment through the dairy sector, the creation of a sustainable workplace, recycling and packaging, and the circular economy.

There is also a general description of global sustainability initiatives, which includes the latest FAO LEAP methodologies and research on healthy diets, the impact of animal products on climate change and why methane should be treated differently to other greenhouse gas emissions.

The Dairy Sustainability Outlook offers an opportunity for those involved in the field to share insights on sustainability projects of importance for the dairy sector. It includes contributions from dairy sustainability experts from around the world, including Australia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, India, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, UK and the US.

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